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Fender Custom Shop 1968 Telecaster Thinline Journeyman Relic 3-Color Sunburst

SKU 00FCS255
by Fender
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Original price $ 4,750.00 - Original price $ 4,750.00
Original price
$ 4,750.00
$ 4,750.00 - $ 4,750.00
Current price $ 4,750.00
Fender Custom Shop
1968 saw the debut of the Telecaster Thinline—designed as a lighter new version of the Telecaster due to a shortage of lightweight ash bodywood. The guitar had hollow “wings” on either side of the body, with an f-hole on the bass side for a brilliant new look and warmly resonant tone. The ’68 Telecaster Thinline Journeyman Relic captures that year’s model in all its brilliance, with a few custom modifications including a Bigsby® B5 bridge and tailpiece for added vibrato. A semi-hollow Thinline ash body wears a perfectly worn-in Journeyman Relic lacquer finish. The rift-sawn maple neck features a ’60s-style “oval C” profile, 9.5”-radius rift-sawn maple fingerboard and 21 narrow tall (6105) frets.
Custom Shop hand-wound Twisted Tele® pickups provide extra-hot output for beautiful resonance and are hooked up to modern Telecaster wiring and three-way switch. Other features include a three-ply white pearl pickguard, Schaller® “F” tuning machines, bone nut, and wing string tree. Also includes a deluxe hardshell case, strap and certificate of authenticity.
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  • Serial # CZ559905
  • Weight: 6.0 lbs
  • Part #  9235001568
  • Finish Package: Journeyman Relic
  • Finish: Nitro Lacquer
  • Color:  3-Tone Sunburst
  • Pickguard: White Pearl
  • Neck Pickup:  Hand-wound Twisted Tele
  • Bridge Pickup:  Hand-Wound  Twisted Tele
  • Body: 2 Piece Select Ash
  • Neck: Rift Sawn Maple
  • Fretboard: Round Lam Maple
  • Tint: Medium
  • Neck Finish: Nitro Lacquer
  • Dots: Micarta Black
  • Neck Shape: 60's Oval "C"
  • Frets: 21
  • Fretwire: 6105
  • Radius: 9.5"
  • Neck Nut Width: 1.650"
  • Neck Thickness at 1st Fret: .850"
  • Neck Thickness at 12th Fret: .920"
  • Neck Butt Width: 2.200"
  • Bone Nut
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Knobs: Knurled Chrome
  • Tuners: Vintage
  • String Tree: Disc
  • Bridge: Bigsby B5
  • Neck plate: FCS V Logo
  • Case: Custom Shop Deluxe Black